zootomy

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zo·ot·o·my

 (zō-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. zo·ot·o·mies
1. The anatomy of animals.
2. Dissection of animals.

zo′o·tom′ic (zō′ə-tŏm′ĭk), zo′o·tom′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
zo·ot′o·mist n.
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zootomy

(zəʊˈɒtəmɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the dissection and anatomy of animals
zootomic, ˌzooˈtomical adj
ˌzooˈtomically adv
zoˈotomist n
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zootomy

1. the dissection of animals other than man.
2. the anatomy of animals. — zootomist, n. — zootomic, zootomical, adj.
See also: Anatomy, Animals
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Translations
Zootomie